I Teut You So
Teut Weidemann Originator of I Teut You So
EMAIL TEUT VIEW LECTURE
Teut Weidemann is a senior online games specialist and consults companies in the free-to-play space. His largest client is Ubisoft Blue Byte. He was a part of the team that created The Settlers Online – the browser game of the year. Teut has been working in the games industry since the 1980s and has shipped over 100 titles on multiple platforms.
Originator, I Teut You So
Super Evil Megacorp
Taewon Yun General Manager Asia Pacific of Super Evil Megacorp
EMAIL TAEWON VIEW LECTURE
Taewon Yun is General Manager Asia Pacific at Super Evil Megacorp where he is in charge of the success, expansion and growth of Vainglory, the critically acclaimed MOBA for touch devices. Taewon is a passionate gamer with over 18 years of experience in game and platform development, strategic planning and execution, business development and team building.
General Manager Asia Pacific, Super Evil Megacorp
Olivier de Rotalier Managing Director of Ubisoft Singapore, Ubisoft Chengdu and Ubisoft Philippines of Ubisoft
EMAIL OLIVIER VIEW LECTURE
Olivier de Rotalier is an established industry veteran with over 16 years of experience working for the French multinational video game developer and publisher, Ubisoft. He currently leads Ubisoft Singapore, Ubisoft Chengdu and the recently announced Ubisoft Philippines studio.
Olivier de Rotalier
Managing Director of Ubisoft Singapore, Ubisoft Chengdu and Ubisoft Philippines, Ubisoft
Masahiko Honma Founder and General Partner of Incubate Fund
EMAIL MASAHIKO VIEW LECTURE
Masahiko Honma is co-founder and general partner of Incubate Fund, the largest seed stage investment group in Japan – with a focus on investing in mobile, gaming, and internet media. Masahiko has a good track record of creating and supporting mobile gaming startups like Pokelabo and Gumi. Incubate Fund actively invests in O2O, IoT, and Asian entertainment sectors.
Founder and General Partner, Incubate Fund
Eric Jou Account Manager of Edelman China
EMAIL ERIC VIEW LECTURE
Eric leads game efforts for Edelman China, a global communications and public relations firm. He currently is the account manager for Microsoft Xbox in China and supports other Edelman media clients in China such as Paramount, Sony and Legendary Pictures. Prior to joining Edelman, Eric was a journalist for the China Daily newspaper.
Account Manager, Edelman China
Gary Huang International BD Director of NetEase
EMAIL GARY VIEW LECTURE
Gary Huang is the international BD director at NetEase Games, in charge of sourcing mobile titles to China and introducing their self-developed mobile games to foreign markets. NetEase is a leading internet technology company in China responsible for some of their most popular games, mobile apps and more – and is Blizzard Entertainment’s sole publisher in China.
International BD Director, NetEase
Jakob Lykkegaard Pedersen Co-Founder & CEO of Playlab
EMAIL JAKOB VIEW LECTURE
Jakob is the CEO and co-founder of Playlab, the biggest independent mobile game developer and publisher in the region. Their most famous title, Juice Cubes, was published in partnership with Rovio and has become Rovio's top grossing title. The team has grown to 100+ and represents around 15 different nationalities. Prior to PlayLab, he co-founded Pagemodo.com.
Jakob Lykkegaard Pedersen
Co-Founder & CEO, Playlab
GAMEVIL Southeast Asia
Mochammad Santaka General Manager for Indonesia of GAMEVIL Southeast Asia
EMAIL MOCHAMMAD VIEW LECTURE
Mochammad is an established mobile game executive and has been active in the Indonesian mobile game industry since 2008. Previously a journalist, he established VGI in the early 2000s and contributed to all major game media (print and web) at the time. He currently manages Gamevil's Indonesian office and leads one of their top games, Dragon Blaze, in Southeast Asia.
General Manager for Indonesia, GAMEVIL Southeast Asia
GamesBeat at VentureBeat
Jeffrey Grubb Reporter of GamesBeat at VentureBeat
EMAIL JEFFREY VIEW LECTURE
Jeffrey Grubb is an experienced journalist who has covered gaming for much of the last decade. Now at GamesBeat, he focuses on the business behind the world's fastest-growing medium.
Reporter, GamesBeat at VentureBeat
Shelley LK Managing Partner of IPC Ventures
EMAIL SHELLEY VIEW LECTURE
Shelley LK has over 16 years of international experience in the US, EU and Asia/JP. Shelley participated in and transacted investments from US$5-$900M and exited a couple of ventures of her own. She is the Managing Partner at IPC Ventures, which invests in early stage mobile first startup including technology, platforms, media, content as well as mobile gaming.
Managing Partner, IPC Ventures
Anton Soeharyo Founder & CEO of Touchten Games
EMAIL ANTON VIEW LECTURE
Anton is the CEO of Touchten Games. He is one of the founders of the company and is currently running the business and creative division of the company. Anton loves to play and create games. Fortunately, he managed to turn that into his full-time job. Anton believes that one day he will change the lives of millions through his games.
Founder & CEO, Touchten Games
Polaris Law Corporation
Hooi Yen Chin Founder of Polaris Law Corporation
EMAIL HOOI VIEW LECTURE
Chin Hooi Yen is the founder of Singapore law firm Polaris Law Corporation. With start-up experience of her own, Hooi Yen's passion is to work closely with investors and start-ups and guide them through the legal and commercial challenges of their businesses. Hooi Yen was named a leading lawyer in several publications including the Asia Pacific Legal 500.
Hooi Yen Chin
Founder, Polaris Law Corporation
Georg Zoeller Partner Engineering Manager (APAC), Platform Partnerships of Facebook
EMAIL GEORG VIEW LECTURE
Georg manages Facebook's APAC Partner Engineering team, a group of technical experts working with important gaming and non-gaming partners in the region to launch and integrate Facebook services and products. Prior to Facebook, Georg spent 13 years in the gaming industry as a designer, analytics engineer and design lead for Ubisoft, Electronic Arts and Bioware.
Partner Engineering Manager (APAC), Platform Partnerships, Facebook
Luis Cataldi Education Evangelist of Epic Games
EMAIL LUIS VIEW LECTURE
Luis has been working in the computer graphic industry for over 20 years. His work has appeared in television, music videos, theme park rides, feature animated movies and AAA videogames. He joined Epic Games in 2014 as the Education Evangelist and has been working to build and promote an educational community around the unique capabilities of Unreal Engine.
Education Evangelist, Epic Games
Aurelie Guerrieri Vice President Global Marketing Solutions of Cheetah Mobile
EMAIL AURELIE VIEW LECTURE
Aurelie started her career with McKinsey and spent 12 years building digital business. She founded Akila One, a company enabling mobile and online businesses to scale. Formerly, she was EVP, Corporate Development & CMO at SendMe and a VP & GM at QuinStreet. She was previously GM at MobPartner until its acquisition by Cheetah Mobile.
Vice President Global Marketing Solutions, Cheetah Mobile
Andy Hess Evangelist of Epic Games
EMAIL ANDY VIEW LECTURE
As Evangelist at Epic Games, Andy’s role is to help independent game developers build great games with Unreal Engine 4. Andy’s previous experience includes Apple, Ageia, and NVIDA-- a 20 year career working with game devleopers to build amazing gaming experiences.
Evangelist, Epic Games
Elicia Lee Co-Founder & Director of Eliphant
EMAIL ELICIA VIEW LECTURE
Elicia founded Eliphant in 2013 to run gaming-related projects, and currently leads the teams behind Singapore's largest gaming convention, GameStart Asia, and esports organiser BEast of the East. She is also co-founder of digital marketing agency, Zombits.
Co-Founder & Director, Eliphant
Christopher Liu VP Mobile Game Publishing of VNG Corporation
EMAIL CHRISTOPHER VIEW LECTURE
Christopher Liu serves as the Head of Mobile Game Publishing Business, responsible for publishing games on VNG's various platforms including Zalo which has 45M users in Vietnam. Prior to joining VNG, Chris was the Business Development Director for ZeniMax Asia Pacific.
VP Mobile Game Publishing, VNG Corporation
Nelson Rodriguez Senior Industry Marketing Manager, Games of Akamai Technologies
EMAIL NELSON VIEW LECTURE
Nelson Rodriguez has helped launch dozens of games across every platform, including blockbusters like Halo 3 and Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood and indie titles like Tweet Defense. He spent two years on Xbox’s marketing team and created campaigns for clients like Ubisoft, Microsoft and Sony. He currently leads Akamai Technologies' games industry marketing strategy.
Senior Industry Marketing Manager, Games, Akamai Technologies
Quest Drop & Daylight Studios
Don Sim CEO of Quest Drop & Daylight Studios
EMAIL DON VIEW LECTURE
Don Sim is CEO of Daylight Studios, a VC backed, Singapore-based video game development studio that has developed and successfully launched Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! Don is also CEO of Quest Drop, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daylight Studios that provides infrastructure services to help developers/publishers maximize their games’ potential in Southeast Asia.
CEO, Quest Drop & Daylight Studios
Robby Yung CEO of Animoca Brands
EMAIL ROBBY VIEW LECTURE
Robby Yung is the CEO at Animoca Brands, a leading developer and publisher of mobile games for global audiences. At Animoca Brands, Robby focuses on both publishing as well as creating games from their library of licensed intellectual property. Previously, Robby was the co-founder of Redgate Media and co-founder of One Media Group.
CEO, Animoca Brands
Andy Zhong Co-Founder & CEO of FunPlus
EMAIL ANDY VIEW LECTURE
Andy Zhong is co-founder and CEO of FunPlus. Prior to founding FunPlus in 2010, he was VP of Engineering and Product at TheGameNet.com and, before that, served as engineering director and product management lead at RockYou. This was preceded by engineering positions at Ask.com, Oracle and Bell Laboratories.
Co-Founder & CEO, FunPlus
Rohith Bhat CEO of 99Games
EMAIL ROHITH VIEW LECTURE
Rohith is an innovation driven entrepreneur. He setup his first tech venture Robosoft Technologies in 1996, before starting Global Delight in 2008 and 99Games in 2009. He leads 99Games with 20 years of experience in App & game ideation, development, delivery and marketing.
Shannon Chang Head of Partnerships and Publishing of Linekong
EMAIL SHANNON VIEW LECTURE
Shannon Chang leads International Partnerships and Publishing at Linekong, a leading Chinese game developer and publisher. Since Linekong’s IPO in 2014, the company’s growth strategy has focused around international expansion and trans-media entertainment. She is responsible for business development, channel relations, IP licensing, and game publishing.
Head of Partnerships and Publishing, Linekong
Faust Chou Overseas Business Development Director of Locojoy Games
EMAIL FAUST VIEW LECTURE
Faust is endorsed by a wide variety of games industry leaders in both IP management and business development with years of experience in marketing strategic development and implementation of digital marketing plans across various platforms. He has partnered with global leading IP brands such as Turner Cartoon Network and Playboy.
Overseas Business Development Director, Locojoy Games
Le Giang Anh CEO of JOY Entertainment
EMAIL LE VIEW LECTURE
CEO of JOY Entertainment Founder of Vietnam Game Developer Network Former Video Game Producer of Gameloft 8 years in mobile game development and ship more than 30 titles. I and my talent team is following our passion: Providing the best JOY to the players.
Le Giang Anh
CEO, JOY Entertainment
Gwen Guo Co-Founder of IMBA Interactive
EMAIL GWEN VIEW LECTURE
Gwen is a co-founder of IMBA interactive, a small Singapore-based studio that provides end-to-end audio solutions for video games. Of the many games she’s designed sound for, some have bagged audio awards in Indie Game Festival China 2013 and Indie Prize 2013/2014.
Co-Founder, IMBA Interactive
Sharon Kho Co-Founder of IMBA Interactive
EMAIL SHARON VIEW LECTURE
Sharon co-founded IMBA Interactive with two other partners who share the vision of bringing about positive change in the industry. These days, aside from creating versatile music compositions, she finds herself travelling around the region, championing and sharing about the importance of audio in games to developers and students.
Co-Founder, IMBA Interactive
Matthias Meti Beyer
Head of SEA Partnerships, Twitch
Melinda Montano Business Development Manager of Kongregate
EMAIL MELINDA VIEW LECTURE
Melinda Montano is the Business Development Manager at Kongregate, finding the best PC & mobile games for publishing partnerships. She previously spent 4 years as a Business Developer at Humble Bundle, helping grow the business and curating PC & Android bundle promotions. Melinda has seen thousands of games pitches and spent untold hours in emails and calls.
Business Development Manager, Kongregate
BANDAI NAMCO Studios Singapore
Atsuo Nakayama General Manager of BANDAI NAMCO Studios Singapore
EMAIL ATSUO VIEW LECTURE
Atsuo Nakayama, GM of Bandai Namco Studios Singapore, handles mobile/VR business backed by his experience as Studio Head of BNS Vancouver, which released “Pac-man 256”, awarded Apple/Google 2015 Best Game, “Pac-man Bounce”, and “Tap My Katamari”.
General Manager, BANDAI NAMCO Studios Singapore
Melinda Petrunoff Head of Sales – Japan, Korea, Emerging Markets & ANZ of Facebook
EMAIL MELINDA VIEW LECTURE
Melinda Petrunoff has 20 years of digital marketing experience specialising in DR/performance marketing. Most recently she was the Head of eCommerce & Gaming at Facebook ANZ. Melinda’s team works with marketers and publishers to drive business results across Facebook, Instagram and Audience Network.
Head of Sales – Japan, Korea, Emerging Markets & ANZ, Facebook
myTarget (Mail.ru Group)
Irina Tripapina Head of International Development of myTarget (Mail.ru Group)
EMAIL IRINA VIEW LECTURE
Irina received a degree in advertising from the Universities of Moscow and Madrid. Inspired by the power of promotion through social networks, Irina first worked for VK.com. Now Irina manages international development of myTarget advertising platform, part of Mail.ru Group (the biggest internet company in Russia).
Head of International Development, myTarget (Mail.ru Group)
Choy Wai Cheong Managing Director & COO of Metaps
EMAIL CHOY VIEW LECTURE
Highly entrepreneurial, passionate, and result-oriented, Choy has a proven track record in delivering revenue, evangelism, strategic partnerships, international business development, distribution channel setup, product marketing and leadership. Choy joined Metaps in 2012 as the first global member outside of Japan. Metaps now has employees in eight countries.
Choy Wai Cheong
Managing Director & COO, Metaps
Thomas Andreasen Co-Founder & CGO of Playlab
EMAIL THOMAS VIEW LECTURE
Thomas Andreasen is the Founder and CGO of Playlab (Formerly Pocket Playlab) a mobile game developer and publisher dominating SEA. Thomas has been a speaker at game conferences such as Casual Connect, GDC and GMGC promoting Playlab marketing and analytics solutions since 2013. Additionally, via M&A and talent acquisitions, he has grown Playlab from 20-100+ employees.
Co-Founder & CGO, Playlab
R2 Games USA
David P. Chiu Vice President of R2 Games USA
EMAIL DAVID P. VIEW LECTURE
David P. Chiu is Vice President of R2 Games USA. R2Games is a leading international online games publisher that focuses on F2P mobile and browser games for midcore/hardcore gamers such as Clicker Heroes, Shards of Magic, Wartune, EZ PZ RPG and many more games.
David P. Chiu
Vice President, R2 Games USA
John Goodale VP, Global Platform Business Development of MaxPlay
EMAIL JOHN VIEW LECTURE
John is a 20-year veteran of the games industry, having worked for companies such as Sega, Activision and TimeWarner. Most recently he was at Unity Technologies where he launched the company's business in Asia. John currently leads the global platform business for MaxPlay and oversees all operations in Asia.
VP, Global Platform Business Development, MaxPlay
Guy Newton Manager, SEA Apps Monetisation of Google
EMAIL GUY VIEW LECTURE
Guy currently leads the development and execution of the mobile apps monetization strategy for Southeast Asia, specifically for Google AdMob. Prior to relocating to Singapore, he grew the Australian and New Zealand apps market with Google. Before Google, Guy's experience worked towards growing Australia's top digital advertisers.
Manager, SEA Apps Monetisation, Google
David Ng CEO of GoGame
EMAIL DAVID VIEW LECTURE
David is the founder of goGame, a mobile games subsidiary of Sega. goGame launched a revolutionary free-to-publish system where game makers can rapidly and easily launch their game without the hassle of dealing with the essential incidental processes. Being the ex-CEO of gumi Asia, David has led one of the top mobile hits, Brave Frontier, and had achieved global top 10 grossing game in 2014.
Tal Shoham VP International Business Development, Developer Solutions of ironSource
EMAIL TAL VIEW LECTURE
Tal Shoham is VP of International Business Development, Developer Solutions at ironSource. With deep know-how on the latest monetization trends, Tal helps develop lasting business relationships with publishers and developers from all over the world. Prior to working in high-tech, Tal was a product manager in the defense industry for over 10 years.
VP International Business Development, Developer Solutions, ironSource
KDU University College
Hilmy Abdul Rahim Lecturer of KDU University College
EMAIL HILMY VIEW LECTURE
Hilmy Abdul Rahim has taught game development for 13 years, and was a producer in two game dev companies for 4 years. He has a CompSci degree and spent 7 years teaching multimedia design in an arts Faculty. He previously served as IGDA Malaysia's Chapter Coordinator. He is currently a Game Design Lecturer in KDU UC, Malaysia.
Hilmy Abdul Rahim
Lecturer, KDU University College
Melissa Blau Director of iGaming Capital
EMAIL MELISSA VIEW LECTURE
Melissa Blau has been in the internet gaming sector for over 10 years as both an operator and advisor. She is currently the founder and director of iGaming Capital, a leading iGaming consulting and advisory company. Prior to gaming, Melissa co-managed a $450m MediaTech Venture Capital Fund.
Director, iGaming Capital
Shawn Bonham SVP & Managing Director of Adjust
EMAIL SHAWN VIEW LECTURE
Shawn Bonham manages operations, strategy, and sales for APAC and India at adjust, bringing over a decade of experience doing business in Asia. Shawn previously headed operations and strategy for APAC as Sr. Managing Director at Upsight. Before this, he held management positions at NVIDIA, conducting business development and investment in the mobile gaming space.
SVP & Managing Director, Adjust
Michael Cai SVP Research of Interpret
EMAIL MICHAEL VIEW LECTURE
Michael Cai serves as senior vice president of Games and Digital for Interpret LLC, a leading media and technology research firm. He leads the company’s gaming vertical, providing a wide variety of market research and analysis products to help clients gain a comprehensive understanding of consumer gaming habits and interest and make strategic decisions.
SVP Research, Interpret
Luna Cruz Creative Director & Co-Founder of Altitude Games
EMAIL LUNA VIEW LECTURE
Luna Cruz is the Creative Director and Co-Founder of Altitude Games, a Manila-based studio creating original, free-to-play mobile games. She started as a game writer in 2002 as part of the pioneer team that released the first Filipino-made game. Before Altitude, she worked with Boomzap Entertainment creating best-selling franchises such as Awakening.
Creative Director & Co-Founder, Altitude Games
Gabby Dizon CEO of Altitude Games
EMAIL GABBY VIEW LECTURE
Gabby Dizon is co-founder and CEO of Altitude Games, a Manila-based developer/publisher. Gabby has been part of the Southeast Asia games industry for 13 years, with stints at Anino, Flipside Games and Boomzap. Gabby was the founding president of Game Developers Association of the Philippines and is recognized by e27 as one of the country’s top startup influencers.
CEO, Altitude Games
Angelo Ferro Senior Business Development Manager of Unity Analytics
EMAIL ANGELO VIEW LECTURE
Prior to Unity, Angelo worked for several years as an economic consultant specializing in commercial litigation. He hopes to put his consulting training to good use by helping to build tools that are easy to use, informative and empower developers to make data-driven decisions in their games.
Senior Business Development Manager, Unity Analytics
Jonathan Flesher CRO of Skillz
EMAIL JONATHAN VIEW LECTURE
Jonathan Flesher is the CRO of Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports. No stranger to the gaming industry, he previously served as the VP and GM of Business Development at Zynga and the Senior Director of Business Development at Electronic Arts. He also serves on the board of directors and advisory board for a number of technology and gaming startups.
Chase Freo Marketing Director of R2Games
EMAIL CHASE VIEW LECTURE
Chase Freo is Marketing Director of R2Games, a global online game publisher that specializes in delivering top-notch, free-to-play mobile and browser games to markets around the world. Chase started his career in Finance and Tech before falling in love with the gaming industry, warts and all. He currently oversees R2Games' marketing growth and monetization strategies.
Marketing Director, R2Games
Vincent Ghossoub CEO of Falafel Games
EMAIL VINCENT VIEW LECTURE
Vincent is CEO of Falafel Games, the leading producer and publisher of mobile and browser MMO games in the Middle East. Falafel Games serves more than two million users in the Middle East across its games Clash of Tanks and Hot Blood (Anglicized names). It is backed by Middle East Venture Partners, Middle East Broadcasting Corporation and Abu Dhabi Media Authority.
CEO, Falafel Games
Newton Grant VP & Account Director of Defy Media
EMAIL NEWTON VIEW LECTURE
Newton Grant is a VP, Account Director for Defy Media, helping video game companies connect with their target audience via an extensive portfolio of digital properties. A graduate of the United States Military Academy and a former captain in the US Army, Newton dedicated the last nine years of his career to understanding the business of video game marketing.
VP & Account Director, Defy Media
Martin Ha Business Director of SohaGame
EMAIL MARTIN VIEW LECTURE
SohaGame is top 1 mobile game publisher in Vietnam, dominating 28% of product market share in 2014 and 2015. As a top 3 biggest game publishers in Vietnam, SohaGame owns a dedicated game platform with 8+ mil gamers, the unique game platform that dedicated for the gamers with many functions designed for the gamers only.
Business Director, SohaGame
Norikazu Hayashi Country Manager for Japan of AppLovin
EMAIL NORIKAZU VIEW LECTURE
Norikazu Hayashi is Country Manager for Japan at AppLovin, a marketing platform that provides automation and analytics for brands that want to reach new consumers on mobile and Apple TV apps. AppLovin works with top global brands including Disney, Walmart, Amazon, CBS, HBO, Zynga, Apple and Machine Zone, as well as Japanese brands including Mixi, Mercari and Yahoo! JAPAN.
Country Manager for Japan, AppLovin
Wifi Master Key
Yolanda Huang VP of Wifi Master Key
EMAIL YOLANDA VIEW LECTURE
Yolanda Huang is the VP of International Business at LinkSure Singapore, and has 8 years’ experience in data mining, digital advertising and product/business operations in the games and apps industry. WiFi Master Key, is the world’s largest WiFi sharing platform and as reported by AppAnnie the #5 in the global top 10 by downloads on iOS and Google Play combined.
VP, Wifi Master Key
Stan Iwan Vice President of Gamedesire Limited
EMAIL STAN VIEW LECTURE
Stan Iwan is the VP of Gamedesire Limited. He is a social and casual games developer with 10 years in the gaming market. Stan has been in the entertainment industry for over 16 years, starting with online music and moving on to games. Prior to Gamedesire was the head of entertainment channels at Onet.pl, the biggest horizontal portal in Poland.
Vice President, Gamedesire Limited
Signia Venture Partners
James Kosta Operating Partner of Signia Venture Partners
EMAIL JAMES VIEW LECTURE
Prior to joining Signia Venture Partners and negotiating the sale of Idle Games to GSN, James Kosta was the founder and CEO of 3G Studios. He has over 25 years of experience in the technology and video game industries and has created games across multiple platforms.
Operating Partner, Signia Venture Partners
Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, LLC
Adam Krejcik Partner of Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, LLC
EMAIL ADAM VIEW LECTURE
Adam Krejcik is a partner at Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, LLC – a boutique research and consulting firm that follows the digital and interactive gaming industry. Mr. Krejcik has over a decade of equity research experience primarily covering the global interactive entertainment industry.
Partner, Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, LLC
Fincon Co. Ltd.
Sean Lee Head of Business Development of Fincon Co. Ltd.
EMAIL SEAN VIEW LECTURE
Sean Lee is the Head of Business Development at Fincon, a 2015 Facebook 'Studio to Watch' award winning mobile game studio based in South Korea. At Fincon, Sean is responsible for developing and overseeing the global vision for Hello Hero, Angel Stone, and Fincon's upcoming titles. He previously held leadership positions at the World Cyber Games & Neowiz Games.
Head of Business Development, Fincon Co. Ltd.
Mikael Leinonen Founder & CEO of MyGamez
EMAIL MIKAEL VIEW LECTURE
Within just two years since its establishment, Mikael has led MyGamez to become one of the leading publishers of foreign mobile games in China. The company has turned Fingersoft’s Hill Climb Racing into a major hit in China, with over 60 million downloads, 9 million MAU and top rankings in major app stores. Mikael has lived and worked in China since 2004.
Founder & CEO, MyGamez
Kevin Li CEO of Inteplay
EMAIL KEVIN VIEW LECTURE
Kevin Li is the CEO and Co-Founder of Inteplay. Inteplay is a leading software company providing the cutting-edge gaming platforms and content for the social gaming industry.
Yan Marchal Chief Bastard of Sanuk Games
EMAIL YAN VIEW LECTURE
Yan founded Sanuk Games in Bangkok in 2003, after he had jumped from a comfortable position at Ubisoft in Paris without a parachute. After years of soul-searching and tough rides, Sanuk Games established itself as a prominent indie studio, with over 50 games released in the past couple of years.
Chief Bastard, Sanuk Games
Lloyd Melnick Director Social Gaming of PokerStars
EMAIL LLOYD VIEW LECTURE
Lloyd is director of social gaming at Amaya (PokerStars and Full Tilt), where he leads social and mobile free-to-play gaming initiatives. Previously, he was senior director at Zynga's social casino (including Hit It Rich! and Zynga Poker). He has been a part of the senior management at three exits the past few years, worth over $700 million.
Director Social Gaming, PokerStars
Hanneke Metselaar CEO, Co-Founder, Co-Owner of Thisisarobot
EMAIL HANNEKE VIEW LECTURE
Hanneke Metselaar combines entrepreneurial spirit with visual arts. She started the Hanazuki Company in 2005 together with Niko Stumpo – since rebranded as Thisisarobot. Thisisarobot creates original digital and analogue experiences that are aesthetically timeless and emotionally compelling. Currently they are developing their new brand Yoshinami: the Quiet Wave.
CEO, Co-Founder, Co-Owner, Thisisarobot
Christopher Natsuume Co-Founder & Creative Director of Boomzap Entertainment
EMAIL CHRISTOPHER VIEW LECTURE
Christopher has been making games since 1994, including titles on PC, console, and mobile. He is currently the creative director and co-founder of Boomzap Entertainment, one of the top independent casual game development studios in the world.
Co-Founder & Creative Director, Boomzap Entertainment
Robin Ng Director of International Business of Asiasoft
EMAIL ROBIN VIEW LECTURE
Robin Ng is the director of international business for Asiasoft which is a leading games publisher in Southeast Asia. He oversees the group’s strategic businesses and acquisition of games from partners globally. Robin has more than a decade of experience covering mobile, gaming and social sectors with a strong focus on the SEA region.
Director of International Business, Asiasoft
Dharmesh Patel Sr. Sales Product Specialist, Performance of Twitter APAC+MENA
EMAIL DHARMESH VIEW LECTURE
Dharmesh Patel is a Sr. Sales Product Specialist for Performance Advertising on the Twitter Ads platform. His role is positioned between the Product, Marketing and Sales teams – where he helps guide clients use the Twitter Ads performance products to effectively realize their core business objectives and influence regional requirements into the product roadmap.
Sr. Sales Product Specialist, Performance, Twitter APAC+MENA
Ini3 Digital PLC
Andy Pichayapa Business Development Global Director of Ini3 Digital PLC
EMAIL ANDY VIEW LECTURE
Andy Pichayapa is the global BD director of Ini3 Digital, a leading game publisher for SEA, based in Thailand. He is in charge of games sourcing and acquisition from partners globally.
Business Development Global Director, Ini3 Digital PLC
Rus Scammell Product Evangelist for Southeast Asia, India and Oceania of Unity Technologies
EMAIL RUS VIEW LECTURE
Rustum Scammell has been making games for more than 10 years. He owns Craft Colony, a game production and consulting company. He is a games technology generalist and takes a holistic approach to game development. He has been developing in Unity since 2009. Rus is an MSC Malaysia Intellectual Property Creators Challenge (IPCC) winner.
Product Evangelist for Southeast Asia, India and Oceania, Unity Technologies
Andi Suryanto CEO of LYTO
EMAIL ANDI VIEW LECTURE
Andi Suryanto is LYTO's Founder & CEO. LYTO has been known as Indonesia's pioneer and biggest online game publisher which services a variety of mobile and PC online games with more than 20 million members. In 2013, Andi became President of Indonesia Game Association (AGI).
gumi Asia Pte Ltd
Henry T. Yeh Managing Director of gumi Asia Pte Ltd
EMAIL HENRY VIEW LECTURE
Henry T. Yeh is Managing Director of Gumi Asia. Gumi Asia publishes games globally excluding Japan and Taiwan. Prior to Gumi, Henry was Electronic Art’s APAC+SANZAR Director and was Com2uS’ COO/CMO/General Counsel and one of its first employees. Henry’s career also involved starting startups in ad-tech, big data and analytics.
Henry T. Yeh
Managing Director, gumi Asia Pte Ltd
Colin Tan Go to Market and Partnerships – Digital Services of Digi Telecommunications
EMAIL COLIN VIEW LECTURE
Colin’s experience ranges from managing teams in e-commerce operations to acquiring strategic partnerships. Back in MOL startup days, his team acquired valuable partnerships for MOL and Friendster. Today, he holds specialized marketing roles in Digital Services to transform telecommunication into an internet company.
Go to Market and Partnerships – Digital Services, Digi Telecommunications
Ronnie Tan Director of Operations of gumi Asia
EMAIL RONNIE VIEW LECTURE
Ronnie Tan is the Director of gumi Asia – managing multiple production pipelines and producers while defining the organization’s production operating procedures. He has more than nine years in the gaming industry, with major accomplishments on gumi’s Brave Frontier game and the Playstation Centre for Sony Computer Entertainment Asia.
Director of Operations, gumi Asia
Joerg Tente CEO of 8elements
EMAIL JOERG VIEW LECTURE
Scuba Diver, Snowboarder, Reader, Opera Fan, Art Collector, Hunter, Photographer, traveler, MBA, Marketer, Business Developer, Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, German, Husband and Hong Kong Resident.
Sebastien Thevenet VP Sales & Marketing SEAP & Indian Subcontinent of Gameloft
EMAIL SEBASTIEN VIEW LECTURE
Sebastien has been spearheading Gameloft’s publishing expansion in South-East Asia Pacific for the past 12 years. At the moment, Sebastien and his team are busy focusing on offering to brands and their media agencies the best mobile advertising solutions via direct deals or programmatic.
VP Sales & Marketing SEAP & Indian Subcontinent, Gameloft
Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, LLC
Al Thomas Managing Director of Product Consulting of Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, LLC
EMAIL AL VIEW LECTURE
Al Thomas is an accomplished social game developer. He has designed games for over 25 years and has games inducted into a gaming hall of fame. He is also widely credited as one of the early industry veterans who looked into interactive and entertaining bonus games.
Managing Director of Product Consulting, Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, LLC
Kadri Ugand Co-Founder of GameFounders
EMAIL KADRI VIEW LECTURE
Kadri Ugand is the co-founder of GameFounders, the global gaming startup accelerator. Along with co-founder Paul Bragiel, she has built up a network of 200+ mentors, partners and friends from the games industry to help young studios grow. Over the past few years she has seen over 1,000 gaming startups and invested in 38 teams so far.
Mark Val GM Europe of Playfab
EMAIL MARK VIEW LECTURE
Mark is an entrepreneur and award-winning developer with 17 years of experience. He has produced and directed many projects for corporations around the world. He has also built studios for Ubisoft and Unity Technologies while leading departments and pushing the limits for U.N.E.S.C.O., Marketel, Cossette and others.
GM Europe, Playfab
Arturo Velez Co-Founder & Overseas Business Developer of Naranya
EMAIL ARTURO VIEW LECTURE
Arturo has 15 years of experience developing IT products for mass consumption in Latin America. He recently led Naranya's efforts to promote entrepreneurship by running an acceleration program for startups. Since 2015, he has been based in China to make business relationships in the games industry.
Co-Founder & Overseas Business Developer, Naranya
Tran Vinh Quang COO of Appota Corporation
EMAIL TRAN VIEW LECTURE
Quang Tran is Appota's co-founder and COO. He oversees the company’s daily operations, strategic partnerships, international business development and investment opportunities. He has over ten years of experience in the mobile industry, holding various positions from account manager to director of business development at leading mobile service companies.
Tran Vinh Quang
COO, Appota Corporation
Mario Wynands Managing Director of PikPok
EMAIL MARIO VIEW LECTURE
Mario is managing director and co-founder of PikPok, a leading publisher across mobile, tablet, and desktop. In his 18 years at the company, he has led studio operations, built a successful game portfolio and overseen the creation of console titles including Shatter® and GripShift® and smartphone/tablet hits such as BAFTA-nominated Super Monsters Ate My Condo.
Managing Director, PikPok
Golden Rat Studios
George Zaloom Co-Founder of Golden Rat Studios
EMAIL GEORGE VIEW LECTURE
George Zaloom is the co-founder and president of Golden Rat Studios, a Los Angeles, California-based studio creating games exclusively for the APAC market. Of recent, Zaloom co-founded and launched USA-based studios for two major Korean gaming companies: Nexon/Rushmo and NHN. Prior to that he ran the GoPlay game distribution service.
Co-Founder, Golden Rat Studios
Elson Niel Dagondon General Manager of PlayLab
EMAIL ELSON NIEL VIEW LECTURE
Elson Niel Dagondon founded Anino Games, the first game studio in the Philippines, in 2001. Anino specialized in third party development for top publishers. Their titles have won multiple awards and reached the top 10 in app stores and online portals. Anino Games was acquired by Playlab in 2014 where Niel is currently General Manager and Head of Business Development.
Elson Niel Dagondon
General Manager, PlayLab
Witching Hour Studios
Ian Gregory Co-Founder & Creative Director of Witching Hour Studios
EMAIL IAN VIEW LECTURE
Ian's handiwork includes dreaming up the expansive medieval fantasy world of the Ravenmark strategy series (Scourge of Estellion and Mercenaries), in addition to designing complex turn-based mechanics and balance for those games.
Co-Founder & Creative Director, Witching Hour Studios
Frances Han User Acquisition Director of gumi Asia
EMAIL FRANCES VIEW LECTURE
Frances is the User Acquisition Director at gumi Asia, a leading gaming developer and global publisher. He is in charge of worldwide UA for gumi and 3rd party titles. His deep understanding of the media and mobile ecosystem have helped him thrive in scaling and getting quality users globally. His expertise lies in data analysis, mobile, social and online video.
User Acquisition Director, gumi Asia
Martin Macmillan CEO of Pollen VC
EMAIL MARTIN VIEW LECTURE
Martin Macmillan is CEO of Pollen VC, a data-driven financial service which gives developers faster access to their app store revenues, meaning they can rapidly reinvest their earnings into their business. Customers are less reliant on credit or investment, and can finance user acquisition and growth securely and cost-effectively.
CEO, Pollen VC
Allan Simonsen Co-Founder & Technical Director of Boomzap
EMAIL ALLAN VIEW LECTURE
Allan enjoys making, playing and talking about computer games. He's the co-founder of Singaporean casual games developer Boomzap, and insists that just because they're 11 years old doesn't mean they're not still a startup. Allan firmly believes that life is not a zero sum game.
Co-Founder & Technical Director, Boomzap
Nopparat Yokubon AUNZ/SEA Lead, App Developer Sales of Google Asia
EMAIL NOPPARAT VIEW LECTURE
Nopparat Yokubon leads App Install business for SEA/AUNZ for Google. She focuses on helping mobile-first businesses meet their user acquisition and app promotion goals on Google platforms. Previously, she spent over seven years with Google building up publisher monetization business across SEA, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh with the Online Partnerships Group.
AUNZ/SEA Lead, App Developer Sales, Google Asia
Hal Bame CEO of Nemesis
EMAIL HAL VIEW LECTURE
Hal has extensive international experience in growing disc-based, online, mobile & social gaming businesses across global markets. Hal was Vice President, Distributor Territories & Emerging Markets, at Codemasters Software Company and previously worked at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (PlayStation) heading up PlayStation’s efforts across Eastern Europe.
Itamar Benedy General Manager Israel, VP Strategy & Apps of glispa
EMAIL ITAMAR VIEW LECTURE
Itamar Benedy is General Manager Israel, VP Strategy & Apps at glispa, a Berlin-headquartered digital marketing company. Managing ad tech M&A activities at Market Tech Holdings, he’s acquired glispa, opened its Israeli office and now heads it. In addition, Itamar is focused on glispa’s key partnerships, M&A, and app incubation project.
General Manager Israel, VP Strategy & Apps, glispa
Little Chicken Game Company
Yannis Bolman CEO of Little Chicken Game Company
EMAIL YANNIS VIEW LECTURE
An artist by origin, Yannis Bolman combines his artistic prowess with captaining the ship that is Little Chicken Game Company. Since 2001, Little Chicken has been building kick ass games. As their CEO, Yannis aims to combine the power of games with different markets, opening up new audiences to the world of gaming.
CEO, Little Chicken Game Company
John Cooney Director of Launchpad of Kongregate
EMAIL JOHN VIEW LECTURE
John is the director of Launchpad, Kongregate's incubator for emergent game design. He has developed and published over 100+ games, culminating in plays in the hundreds of millions. Prior to Kongregate, John was the Head of Game Development at Armor Games.
Director of Launchpad, Kongregate
John Lee CEO and Founder of Gamera Networks
EMAIL JOHN VIEW LECTURE
John Lee is the CEO and founder of Gamera Networks, a multi-platform video community focused around the eSports and game spectator market in Asia. In addition to founding Gamera, he sits on the boards of several eSports and social media companies, including Ryze Gaming, Nemesis and MIGME. He is also an advisor for Koyoki Mobile, developer of Forces of Freedom.
CEO and Founder, Gamera Networks
Jonathan Leong Co-Founder & COO of XII Braves
EMAIL JONATHAN VIEW LECTURE
Jonathan Leong is co-founder and COO of XII Braves, a Singapore game development studio staffed with talented veterans who previously worked on AAA mobile games. Prior to XII Braves, Jonathan was a producer at Gumi, with over 5 years of experience in production and game design, has produced mobile game titles like Disney’s Big Hero 6: Bot Fight and Puzzle Trooper.
Co-Founder & COO, XII Braves
Ivan Loo CEO of LambdaMu Games
EMAIL IVAN VIEW LECTURE
Ivan grew up with many games, his absolute favorite being Homeworld. These days, he paradoxically enjoys both indie games and freemium games which fuels his desire to change popular opinions on the mobile gaming scene.
CEO, LambdaMu Games
Gerald Tock Chieftain of Inzen Studio
EMAIL GERALD VIEW LECTURE
Gerald is Chieftain at Inzen Studio. Inzen creates inventive play experiences inspired by Asian entertainment throughout the years and is taking this approach to the world in 2015, with its first stop being China!
Chieftain, Inzen Studio
Geraldine Yong Co-Founder, CEO of PicoCandy
EMAIL GERALDINE VIEW LECTURE
Geraldine is the co-founder and CEO of PicoCandy, a digital sticker distribution platform that works with brands, toys, and games to reach users on messaging platforms such as Facebook Messenger, KakaoTalk, Viber, Line, and many others.
Co-Founder, CEO, PicoCandy
Rock Nano Global Pte. Ltd.
Chong Lai Ang CEO & Founder of Rock Nano Global Pte. Ltd.
EMAIL CHONG LAI VIEW LECTURE
Chong Lai is CEO & Director of Rock Nano Global (2014), a Singapore indie game development studio. Chong Lai is also the founder of Rock Nano R&D (2008) developed and deployed in-house for various cutting edge IPs including, hologram, VR, AR, gesture tracking, 4D projection mapping on buildings, 3D magic mirror etc.
Chong Lai Ang
CEO & Founder, Rock Nano Global Pte. Ltd.
Ian Atkinson Vice President Business Development of AdColony
EMAIL IAN VIEW LECTURE
Ian is VP of Business Development at AdColony and is responsible for partnering with game publishers and tech vendors to enhance monetization while delivering high quality inventory for advertisers on the AdColony network. He is a veteran of emerging digital and interactive entertainment markets with 20+ years’ experience at startups and large gaming publishers.
Vice President Business Development, AdColony
Prashant Dixit VP & Head of Business of VMAX
EMAIL PRASHANT VIEW LECTURE
Prashant currently works as VP & Head of Business at VMAX™. He has over 16 years of experience in Media Sales, Revenue Management & Strategic Alliances. Prior to VMAX™, he headed alliances for Reliance Digital & Nielsen Online and was in key sales roles at Microsoft and Naukri.com.
VP & Head of Business, VMAX
Marcus Kim CEO of Valuepotion
EMAIL MARCUS VIEW LECTURE
Marcus Kim is CEO and co-founder of Valuepotion. With 15 years of experience, he has deep industry knowledge in mobile advertising, digital content, and mobile app analytics. Previously, Marcus led projects at Daum Communications including first/biggest mobile ad network and first ad network in Korea. Valuepotion was a project he spun off into an independent company.
T.T. Lim Country Manager of Gameview
EMAIL T.T. VIEW LECTURE
Currently the Country Manager of Gameview Sdn Bhd, he started and is managing regional publishing offices across key markets in Asia, pushing out localized versions of mobile games at an amazing rate. As a firm believer of empowerment, his team message is that the secret sauce to any idea is always about the execution.
Country Manager, Gameview
Jasper Mah BD Director of the Asia Pacific region of ESL
EMAIL JASPER VIEW LECTURE
Jasper is the Business Development Director of the Asia Pacific region at ESL, the world's biggest esports company, leading the industry across various games with numerous online and offline competitions. It operates high profile, branded international and national leagues and tournaments, as well as grassroots amateur cups, leagues and matchmaking systems.
BD Director of the Asia Pacific region, ESL
Sourena Game Studio - AllPays
Hassan Mehdiasl CEO & Founder of Sourena Game Studio - AllPays
EMAIL HASSAN VIEW LECTURE
Hassan is the founder and CEO of Sourena Game Studio in Tehran. A producer and publisher of computer games is also the founder of online payment system "AllPays" which connects you to Iran's 80m market. Sourena Game Studio is a leading publishing company for online PC and mobile games in Iran.
CEO & Founder, Sourena Game Studio - AllPays
Kane Waltman Co-Founder of Oddshot.tv
EMAIL KANE VIEW LECTURE
If Kane isn't playing these silly “video games” you’ll find him hunched over a Macbook working on the latest visual pieces for the largest live-stream highlight service. Kane is one of two founders at Oddshot.tv, after laying the building blocks for the service he cleverly brought on some smarty-pants people who helped launch an awesome highlights platform.
Pavel Golubev Founder & CEO of Appodeal
EMAIL PAVEL VIEW LECTURE
Pavel Golubev is the founder and CEO of Appodeal, a programmatic ad mediation that provides monetization solutions for over 4,000 mobile app publishers by engaging networks in real-time, auction-based competition, for 2B ad impressions every month.
Founder & CEO, Appodeal
George Hurn-Maloney Director APAC of Vungle
EMAIL GEORGE VIEW LECTURE
George Hurn-Maloney is responsible for Vungle's publisher business in the greater Asia Pacific region. Prior to joining Vungle in 2014, George worked with Marvell Semiconductor in China, leading efforts to build low power servers and cloud infrastructure equipment for large internet companies such as Baidu and Alibaba.
Director APAC, Vungle
Arseny Lebedev Director, Media and Entertainment of EPAM
EMAIL ARSENY VIEW LECTURE
Arseny Lebedev focuses on Games and Engagement Strategy at EPAM. He is responsible for creating engaging experiences for EPAM partners from mobile games to VR and next-gen ecommerce. Arseny cofounded Signus Labs, a startup that grew into a multi-disciplined game studio with millions of players. Arseny joined EPAM in 2015, after its acquisition of Signus Labs.
Director, Media and Entertainment, EPAM
International Mobile Gaming Awards
Maarten Noyons Founder and CEO of International Mobile Gaming Awards
EMAIL MAARTEN VIEW LECTURE
Maarten Noyons started out as a producer of music videos in London and Amsterdam, He moved to TV licensing in the 90s, selling TV rights worldwide. In 1997 he co-founded a private incubator, which he sold in 2001.In 2004 Maarten founded the IMGA. In 2016 the IMGA will launch in China and Southeast Asia.
Founder and CEO, International Mobile Gaming Awards
Martine Spaans Business Development of FGL
EMAIL MARTINE VIEW LECTURE
Over the past eight years Martine Spaans has developed a good understanding of gamers' needs in various roles at Spil Games and Ubisoft. She now has her own mobile publishing label, Tamalaki.com, in cooperation with FGL Mobile; helping indie developers to push their games to a variety of app stores.
Business Development, FGL
Aun Taraseina Chief Operating Officer of Kiragames
EMAIL AUN VIEW LECTURE
After joining Kiragames, Aun has been leading the business for Kiragames by focusing on expanding Unblock Me, improving the business model and increasing platform reach. Aun was part of the Kiragames team that made Unblock Me one of the most successful apps to date with over 120 million downloads.
Chief Operating Officer, Kiragames
Yuji Yokoyama Senior Manager of Mobile Marketing SEA of Adways Inc.
EMAIL YUJI VIEW LECTURE
Yuji heads Adways’ SEA markets and spearheads their app marketing business in each market. His expertise is in mobile marketing as well as PC web marketing. Yuji greatly contributed to the expansion of Adways’ PC affiliate business, mobile marketing business, media representative business and the establishment of Asia’s largest CPI adnetwork AppDriver.
Senior Manager of Mobile Marketing SEA, Adways Inc.
Chenyu Cui Analyst of IHS
EMAIL CHENYU VIEW LECTURE
Chenyu Cui joined IHS in 2012 as an analyst on the Games team and is based in China. Chenyu's responsibilities include coverage of all Asia Pacific markets, with a specific focus on China, and also includes analysis of PC online games, TV consoles games and virtual reality. She graduated with an MA in Cultural and Creative Industries from King's College, London.
Vi Nguyen CEO of Funkoi LLC
EMAIL VI VIEW LECTURE
Vi Nguyen is a “woman in tech”, entrepreneur, CEO, and a mother of twin girls. In 2012 she founded Funkoi, an independent video game publisher and developer, based in Da Nang, Vietnam. Her company has released multiple titles to worldwide critical acclaim and currently employs thirty people. Two of the most downloaded titles are Kiwi Wonderland and Alpha Zero.
CEO, Funkoi LLC
Jaime Ocampo General Manager, Singapore of Kochava
EMAIL JAIME VIEW LECTURE
Jaime (pronounced as "Hai-me") has worked regional roles in the mobile gaming space for the last 15+ years. He recently joins Kochava as their General Manager for APAC to run the company’s rapidly growing business in the region. Jaime continues to be a strong advocate of using a proper data-driven approach to execute smart mobile gaming strategies.
General Manager, Singapore, Kochava
Nimit Panpalia Head, Global Developer Acquisition of POKKT
EMAIL NIMIT VIEW LECTURE
18 years of experience in Strategy and Business Development with the last 8 years focused on gaming across all platforms and working with gaming companies from India, Europe and US. From 2014 Nimit has been focusing on building the game eco-system in India and SEA and has been interacting with game development companies to solve the monetization challenge.
Head, Global Developer Acquisition, POKKT
SEA Gaming Pte Ltd
Stephane Panyasiri CEO of SEA Gaming Pte Ltd
EMAIL STEPHANE VIEW LECTURE
Stephane Panyasiri is an online/mobile digital media and gaming veteran, entrepreneur, investor and consultant. He has developed a global understanding of the games industry – bridging East and West. He successfully led the development of ventures such as Alldvantage and BilltoMobile – and co-founded or advised companies including Connect-City, SEA Gaming and Ruby Coin.
CEO, SEA Gaming Pte Ltd
Katie Gall Co-founder of Lumi Consulting
EMAIL KATIE VIEW LECTURE
Katie wants people to understand how marketing and design are connected. She is the co-founder of Lumi Consulting, a games marketing consultancy that has worked with Hipster Whale, Midboss, Mighty Games, Opaque Media Group, Unity and more. She is a regular public speaker on marketing for video games and has co-developed a games marketing course.
Co-founder, Lumi Consulting
Mike Hines Developer Evangelist of Amazon
EMAIL MIKE VIEW LECTURE
Mike Hines is a developer evangelist at Amazon. He previously had four startups and spent 13 years at Microsoft. At Amazon, Mike helped launch the Kindle eInk app development project, judges at hackathons, and blogs for Amazon Appstore. He wants to bring developer feedback back to Amazon and find out what is and isn’t working in mobile app monetization.
Developer Evangelist, Amazon
Yellow Monkey Studios
Shailesh Prabhu Founder of Yellow Monkey Studios
EMAIL SHAILESH VIEW LECTURE
Shailesh is a game designer and the founder of the two-man Yellow Monkey Studios in Mumbai, India. He has worked on puzzle games like HUEBRIX and Socioball and is currently working on a local multiplayer action platformer called Sky Sutra.
Founder, Yellow Monkey Studios
Armatur Games Team of Armatur Games
EMAIL ARMATUR VIEW LECTURE
Armatur Games got its start in game development in 2014 as a team of four people. From the start, we focused on creating games with unique or rare mechanics ranging from casual to mid-core projects.
Team, Armatur Games
BSK Games Team of BSK Games
EMAIL BSK VIEW LECTURE
BSK Games is a game development studio that combines years of industry experience, creativity and resourcefulness. We create games for the PC and console markets. BSK Games was founded in February 2011. The company is focused on making entertainment products.
Team, BSK Games
Nuberu Games Team of Nuberu Games
EMAIL NUBERU VIEW LECTURE
Nuberu Games is an independent game studio founded in 2014 by two programmers and two artists. Starting with mobile games, we’ve launched two runner games: Aesthar and Twisted Rocket. In summer 2015 we decided to do what we like the most: PC games. Now a growing team of seven with many collaborators, we are developing Metal Tales - Fury of the Guitar Gods.
Team, Nuberu Games
OY Games Team of OY Games
EMAIL OY VIEW LECTURE
OY Games is an independent game development studio based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Although small, with a team no larger than three core members and some amazing interns, the company aims to develop for both mobile and PC. This, itself, will not be the end goal as its founders have set their eyes on producing better quality games comparable to those on consoles.
Team, OY Games
Quickfire Games Team of Quickfire Games
EMAIL QUICKFIRE VIEW LECTURE
Quickfire Games is a small independent game development studio based in Manila, Philippines. We strive to create great games filled with character, humor and just maybe a hint of danger. We're small, bushy-tailed and probably crazy – but ambitious, passionate and utterly in love with what we do.
Team, Quickfire Games
Solar Games Team of Solar Games
EMAIL SOLAR VIEW LECTURE
Solar Games studio is an independent games developer with everyone sharing the same goal to deliver the best game experience, whatever the platform, that is immersive and engaging. We handle the entire process of game development, from concept to implementation, and ensure everything we deliver is the highest quality and works in-game.
Team, Solar Games
Big Green Pillow
Big Green Pillow Team of Big Green Pillow
EMAIL BIG VIEW LECTURE
Founded in 2012, Big Green Pillow is a very skilled studio based in Brazil. After working on several projects with global partners, the studio is now focused on more personal projects for the PC.
Big Green Pillow
Team, Big Green Pillow
Chan Mali Chan
Chan Mali Chan Team of Chan Mali Chan
EMAIL CHAN VIEW LECTURE
Hailing from the sunny land of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, we are a six-member team that makes edutainment apps and games for children. Our existing apps may help parents and guardians deal with children’s anxieties in some social settings and we will continue developing more apps that contribute to a child’s wellbeing.
Chan Mali Chan
Team, Chan Mali Chan
Hammerfist Studio Team of Hammerfist Studio
EMAIL HAMMERFIST VIEW LECTURE
A studio of four guys with 20 years of experience and the objective to launch a unique and special game every year – that has worked with big names like Sony, Microsoft, Cartoon Network and GameFounders – with a focus on making games in the new language of the internet and interacting with streamers.
Team, Hammerfist Studio
Peichun Gau Content Manager of Casual Connect
EMAIL PEICHUN VIEW LECTURE
Peichun Gau is the content manager for the Partnerships & Expansion track for Casual Connect. Please email Peichun if you would like to speak on the Partnerships & Expansion track for any of the four Casual Connect events.
Content Manager, Casual Connect
Lea Hester Production Manager of Casual Connect
EMAIL LEA VIEW LECTURE
Lea is the Production Manager for Casual Connect Europe, Asia, USA and Tel Aviv. Please email her with any questions about your sponsorship.
Production Manager, Casual Connect
Yuliya Moshkaryova Director of Indie Prize
EMAIL YULIYA VIEW LECTURE
Yuliya manages the Indie Prize Showcase which hosts over 400 development teams each year.
Director, Indie Prize
Sasha Paleeva Investor & Next Gen Content Manager of Casual Connect
EMAIL SASHA VIEW LECTURE
Sasha is the official photographer and content manager for the eSports, Business & Investment, Next Gen tracks for Casual Connect. Please email Sasha if you would like to speak on the Next Gen or Business & Investment, eSports tracks at any of the four Casual Connect events.
Investor & Next Gen Content Manager, Casual Connect
Carl Quinton Production Director of Casual Connect
EMAIL CARL VIEW LECTURE
Carl is the Production Director for Casual Connect Europe, Asia, USA and Tel Aviv. Please email him with any sponsorship inquiries.
Production Director, Casual Connect
Casey Rock Social Gaming Content Manager of Casual Connect
EMAIL CASEY VIEW LECTURE
Casey is the Social Gaming content manager for Casual Connect. Please email Casey if you would like to speak on the Social Gaming track at any of the four Casual Connect events. He is also a staff writer for Gamesauce.
Social Gaming Content Manager, Casual Connect
Cathy Simpson Event Content Manager of Casual Connect
EMAIL CATHY VIEW LECTURE
Cathy is the content manager for Casual Connect Tel Aviv and Casual Connect Asia conferences. Please email Cathy for any questions about speaking at Casual Connect.
Event Content Manager, Casual Connect
Orchid Stachelig Development Production Editor of Gamesauce
EMAIL ORCHID VIEW LECTURE
Orchid is the Developer content manager for Casual Connect and the developer production editor for Gamesauce. Orchid loves kittens and all things super cute. Please email Orchid if you are a developer who would like to speak at any of the four Casual Connect events.
Development Production Editor, Gamesauce